Shout Out 9/29/14

Happy Monday SWE members! Here is some information on upcoming events!

1)Professional Development Workshop: Marketing Yourself by Rosie “the Closer” Zepeda hosted by SJSU Society of Women Engineers

Date: Thursday October 2, 1014

Time: 3 PM – 4:15 PM

Location ENGR 189

No Registration Required

Society of Women Engineers SJSU would like to cordially invite you to join us in our Professional Development Workshop: “Marketing Yourself” by Rosie Zepeda. Rosie Zepeda,  also known as “the Closer”, is a professional business and communication strategist who has provided training to top companies such as IBM, Oracle, and Comerica Bank. Rosie has offered her services to San Jose State University students by helping develop their professional skills. Come join us and learn how to market yourself to company recruiters and gain professional experience.

2) SWE Societal Conference

Last day to register for the Societal SWE Conference was September 27, 2014. SWE SJSU WILL NOT reimburse receipts if purchased AFTER  September 27, 2014 unless you have been approved by SWE Team Tech to purchase tickets after this date.

If you have already registered for the early bird registration:

  • Email receipt to by Thursday, October 9th
  • We will only reimburse early bird registration!
  • If you do not email by the deadline you will not be reimbursed.
  • No guarantee that all of your registration will be covered.

3)  Hotel Rooms for SWE Conference

Once you have purchased a ticket and have sent the receipt  please fill out the google form below if you will need sleeping accommodations.

4) Meeting Availability

To ensure all members get the privilege of attending at least one officer meeting and/or member meeting this semester, SWE SJSU has created a poll asking you for your availability. 
Please click the link below to participate in the poll as soon as possible!

5) SWE Room Lockers

For those who currently occupy a locker, please fill out this Google form by September 30th or we will cut off the lock. SWE would like to make those lockers available to other members. 

6) Chair Positions Still Available

SWE SJSU is still looking for dedicated members to fill in the remaining available chair positions. 
The following chair positions are still available:

Graduate Membership

Please click on the link below to fill in the form.

If you have any further questions about the positions available, please email

7) Annual SWE Conference 

SWE annually hosts a conference for members to attend. This year the conference is dated October 23- 25 in Los Angeles. We will be carpooling down to LA on Wednesday, October 22 and carpooling back Sunday, October 26. SWE-SJSU has booked rooms for the hotel, which will be $120 per person. SWE-SJSU will also help with registration costs. If you are interested please fill out this Google Doc. Payment for hotel is due by October 15th to Kimberly Nguyen or Dallen Coulter if you would like to reserve a hotel spot.

8) Space Technology Research Grants Program

The Space Technology Research Grants Program has released its annual application for the Nasa Space Technology Research Fellowships. Applications will be considered from students pursuing a maser’s or doctoral degree in relevant space technology disciplines. The submission deadline is November 13, 2014 at 6pmPlease see the flyer attached in this week’s email, or email for a copy!


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